Dryden – Unifor Workers Step Up

Resolute Mill in Dryden Ontario
Resolute Mill in Dryden Ontario

Dryden, Ontario – Unifor Locals 324 and 105 donated $3,000 to three different charitable initiatives last week. The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games 2020 are being hosted in Thunder Bay next February and Local 324 has donated $2,000 to help sponsor four athletes attending this national event. George Smith, Unifor Local 324 President, said, “Local 324 represents over 1,000 members in diverse workplaces at area mills, woodlands operations along with almost 130 developmental service workers at Community Living Dryden-Sioux Lookout. Our members know first hand how important the Special Olympics is and we are pleased to help sponsor athletes as they strive to excel this winter in Thunder Bay.”

Unifor Local 105 represents 225 production, trades and office workers at Dryden’s Domtar Pulp Mill and just donated $500 to the Dryden Regional Health Centre and another $500 to the Dryden Dream Foundation. Elton Wall, Unifor Local 105 President said, “The Dryden Regional Health Centre and Dryden Dream Foundation provide vital services to the entire community and Unifor members at the Domtar Dryden Pulp Mill are pleased to assist them in performing this vital work.”